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Re: Optics simulation with IDL?

On Mon, 21 May 2001, Pavel A. Romashkin wrote:

> karri wrote:
> > 
> > My problem is that I have made a light guide to transfer the light from 5
> > leds to the front panel of a box. In this array the light leaks a lot from
> > one light guide to the other. I tried to fix this by putting opaque
> > material all around the guides but this approach reduced the intensity a
> > _lot_.
> Instead of using either language to simulate the case, mount the LEDs
> right onto the front panel of the box. This will save a lot of time.
> Cheers,
> Pavel

That has actually passed my mind more than once...

It is just that the box designer wants to have oval blue light sources
spread out on a parabolic path around a front panel that only has curved

Not flat green or red light sources in a straight row as I would make it.